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The rescheduled date for the Harry Ransom Center's opening party "Wild at Heart" is February 11, 2011. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m., and valet parking will be available along 21st Street.

All tickets to the February 4th event will be honored for the new date. If you don't have tickets yet, you may purchase tickets to the event at the door for $20.

We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you.


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The Harry Ransom Center announces a "Wild at Heart," the opening celebration for our exhibitions Becoming Tennessee Williams and Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century. Guests will enjoy a first glimpse at the exhibition, light hors d'oeuvres, a New Orleans-inspired cocktail created by Balcones Distilling, readings of Williams's "Night of the Iguana" performed by Different Stages Theater Company, and more. Become a member now to receive complimentary admission and valet parking at this exclusive event on Friday, February 11, 2011. Or, if you are not yet a member, you may purchase tickets to the premiere for $20 (valet parking included). Guests will have the opportunity to win a "Wild at Heart" giveaway prize, to pose for a photo in front of a streetcar named Desire, and to learn more about Tennessee Williams and some of his iconic characters such as Stella and Stanley (A Streetcar Named Desire) and Brick and Big Daddy (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) in the exhibition.

Become a member online using the below link or by calling 512-232-3669.


Advance tickets are no longer available to purchase online. You may purchase a membership or tickets at the door. Individual tickets are $20 and include valet parking.

Members of the Harry Ransom Center enjoy insider access and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the cultural wonders we keep secure for the future. In addition the exhibition openings, we offer member benefits such as invitations to private exhibition and collection tours; valet parking at select events; and the latest news of acquisitions, programs, and more. We invite you to join today to experience all that the Ransom Center has to offer.

Tickets may be purchased at the door for $20.


For more information regarding the Membership Program, please contact membership@hrc.utexas.edu.

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